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House of Commons Hansard #68 of the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was finance.

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7:10 p.m.

Conservative

James Moore Conservative Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam, BC

That is a long time.

7:10 p.m.

Liberal

Jean-Claude D'Amours Liberal Madawaska—Restigouche, NB

Mr. Speaker, I know that the parliamentary secretary may not want to answer, but the facts are clear. What are the “financial considerations”? The Prime Minister mentioned them, as we can hear on the tape. He was aware of these things. Given that Mr. Cadman's widow, daughter and son-in-law were aware, are the parliamentary secretary, the Prime Minister and the government trying to say that everyone is lying?

The fact is that the Prime Minister acknowledged that the voice on the tape was his and that people sent by his party were trying to find a way to pay “financial considerations” to a dying man so that he would vote to bring down the Liberal government. It is shameful to try to use such schemes. The parliamentary secretary should simply stand up at least and answer for the minute—

7:10 p.m.

Conservative

James Moore Conservative Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam, BC

Mr. Speaker, I am happy to answer, as I have done several times since the Liberals began fabricating about this matter. As I have already said many times, no financial offer was made to Mr. Cadman. The only offer was what Mr. Cadman himself described, which was that he rejoin our caucus and run and be re-elected as a Conservative.

7:10 p.m.

Conservative

The Acting Speaker Conservative Royal Galipeau

The motion to adjourn the House is now deemed to have been adopted. Accordingly, this House stands adjourned until tomorrow at 10 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).

(The House adjourned at 7:13 p.m.)